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Iceland goes to the polls Saturday to elect a new president, with voters hoping the country can turn over a new leaf after the "Panama Papers" scandal tainted part of the political elite.
 
Spaniards will cast ballots for the second time in six months in repeat polls on Sunday that may see the conservatives remain in power, even if many vote for left-wing parties.
 
A vote in favor of Brexit could embolden surging populist parties across Europe hoping to follow in Britain's footsteps and either leave the EU or significantly cut its powers, experts warn.
 
Europeans will have to struggle to drag the EU out of the doldrums after Britain's vote Thursday, with a public hostile to further integration while Berlin and Paris are at odds over the way forward.
 
If Britain votes to leave the European Union on Thursday, it will be the culmination of decades of half-hearted and often hostile relations with neighboring countries.
 
Exasperated U.S. diplomats are in open revolt over Barack Obama's Syria policy, but radical change is unlikely in the twilight of his presidency.
 
A favorite of 19th century miners who took them down the pit and a popular lunch to this day, the Cornish pasty and other delicacies with EU protected status could be threatened if Britain leaves the bloc.
 
When the ceiling fell in recently at the European Museum in the tiny Luxembourg village of Schengen, the local mayor was quick to deny that there was any wider symbolism.
 
Charming, scruffy and with his perennial mop of blond hair, top Brexit campaigner and former London mayor Boris Johnson used to be a Brussels correspondent, penning stories that helped foment euroskepticism at home.
 
Spain votes next week in the second elections in six months with conservatives leading the polls, tailed by anti-austerity upstart Podemos bidding to replace the 137-year-old Socialist party as the main opposition force.
 
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